Clean up your skin products for the New Year

Health-conscious readers, check it out! Skin products – makeup, body care, sunscreen – can be a sneaky source of toxins and chemicals. And here we are, applying them directly on our [...]

Embrace the dark: a solstice invitation

You may not know this about me, but I used to be a witch. When I lived in New York City, I was part of a coven. Every Monday night, a group of eight of us would meet in the upstairs room of a [...]

Product Review: Lamose Water Bottle

They folks at Lamose asked me to check out their water bottles. Now, I lose water bottles more easily than a husky sheds fur, so I was more than happy to be gifted one to try out. I love what [...]

Is Yoga really good for your back?

I hear this question a lot as a physiotherapist. The people who ask me this question range from the skeptical gym rat to the seasoned yoga enthusiasts. Generally speaking, my answer is yes! In a [...]

Yoga and Ayurveda: Synergy for Harmony

Yoga was introduced to the West in late 19th century and has been since eagerly adopted by a very receptive audience. Despite the huge popularity of yoga, its medicinal counterpart Ayurveda, was [...]

What to Buy For your Yogi Friend This Holiday Season

Have a yogi friend that you want to do something special for? I love Half Moon Yoga Products; I’ve been using their stuff for years. Great quality, competitive pricing (even better with the [...]

Interview with Mark Stephens, author of “Yoga Therapy”

I recently caught up with Mark Stephens to interview him about his wonderful book, Yoga Therapy: Foundations, Methods, and Practices for Common Ailments. Thorough, well-researched, and [...]